Morris Abraham Cohen, regularly referred to as, Two-Gun Cohen, was a British man who traveled to China in the 1920s and became not only the main bodyguard to imperial leader Sun Yat-Sen but also trained his armies in combat. He eventually fought in a war against Japan and even became a British intelligence officer. A real life international man of intrigue, a film version of Cohen’s life is now being developed for the big screen. Producers Rob Reiner and Alan Greisman have tapped Doug Liman (Fair Game, The Bourne Identity) to direct, working from a script by Matt Brown. Read more about the film after the break. Read More »

Though Rob Reiner‘s directorial career started with a bang, over the last decade, he’s struggled to enjoy the kind of success he had in the Eighties and early Nineties. His most recent film, Flipped, was a true, underrated return to form though and even though it bombed due to awkward marketing, lack of stars and an almost too cheery-for-words tone, the film made my top ten of 2010. Reiner has now announced his follow up and it seems he’s slipping back into his old habits. His next film is called The Third Act and will most likely star Annette Bening and Morgan Freeman. Read what little we know about it after the jump. Read More »

Not only has Terrence Malick make a few damn good movies, he can make a damn good trailer and if you have dinner with him, he might give you a damn good ending to your movie.

In an recent interview, Matt Damon told a story of how he and eventual Oscar-winning writing partner Ben Affleck requested a dinner with Malick when they were working on the script for Good Will Hunting. Malick, who was good friends with Affleck’s godfather, granted the request but didn’t read the script. Instead, Damon and Affleck told him the story and Malick gave a piece of advice that made the ending.

Read the full quote after the jump as well as how Rob Reiner contributed to the story and how the death of a major character was written into the script. Read More »

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Hey, Rob Reiner has a new movie coming out. Flipped is a very sweet-looking ode to the ’50s and early ’60s and the hormone flood of emerging adulthood. That is, it’s about a boy who thinks he hates a girl until he realizes that she might be the best thing ever. Check out a trailer after the break. Read More »